Ways to Save and Financing Options

Take $20 off your Heating System Tune-up by scheduling your appointment in April, May or June

When your Heating unit is tuned-up yearly it burns less fuel. A tune-up also catches small problems before they become big, costly ones. AC's also benefit from tune-ups as a smooth operation keeps energy costs down. Schedule a Tune-up 

Take 15% off your AC Tune-up when scheduling in June

Schedule an Air Condioning (AC) Tune-up 


Equipment Financing with VGREEN

Looking to replace your old heating or cooling equipment with new efficient equipment but need financial support? VSECU, a credit union for everybody in Vermont, provides affordable financing solutions for energy efficiency purchases and projects. Learn more about VGreen and how it can help make your green living goals a reality. Visit www.vsecu.com/vgreen or call 802/800-371-5162.

Heat Saver Loan for Energy Efficient Equipment Upgrades

Need an easy, affordable way to finance a home heating upgrade? When you finance your energy-efficient upgrade with Heat Saver Loan, you can use the savings generated by your upgrade to help repay your loan. Eligible items cover include cost of labor, installation, equipment, materials, taxes, shipping, any permit or loan application fees, any applicable inspection charges and more. Interest rates start at 1.99%. Learn more 

Synchrony Financial

Synchrony Bank provides a variety of promotional financing offers designed to fit specific financial needs. Learn more.

EEN (Efficiency Excellence Network) - $2,100 worth of incentives

Efficiency Vermont offers up to $2,100 in incentives per household to help Vermonters pay for energy efficiency home improvements completed by a certified Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® contractor. 

Bourne's is part of the EEN and can make it easier for you to save money on your energy bills by taking the 'whole-home' approach. This means Bourne's set you up with our trusted energy efficiency contractor, Sisler Builders, to help you learn where the leaks are while we work with you on a heating system upgrade. How the EEN works 

Rebates & Federal Tax Credits for heating and cooling equipment

Wood Pellet Furnace/Boiler incentives up to $3,000 off new systems.

Rebates are for new, high-efficiency wood pellet boilers and furnaces utilized as primary central heating systems and are intended to reduce fossil fuel usage (e.g., oil, propane, kerosene). This rebate is valid for new equipment purchased and installed before June 1, 2018.

With Wood Pellet Heating, you are choosing a renewable, sustainable, and efficient option that has incentives that average $3,000 off of a new Wood Pellet Boiler system through 6/1/18. Here's the incentives break down: The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) incentive amount of $2,500, the Efficiency Vermont incentive amount of $2,000, totaling $4,500. The CEDF incentive includes a Thermal Efficiency Adder of $500. 

In addition to these cash incentives, Vermonters can finance their purchase of a high efficiency wood boiler through the  Learn more 

Vermont Model Neighborhood Project - Modern Wood Heat A.K.A. Wood Pellets

The Vermont Model Neighborhood Project is providing incentives to building owners in the Northeast Kingdom to install high efficiency wood pellet boilers. The program is available to homes and non-residential buildings across the Northeast Kingdom, with special emphasis on farm- and forest-related businesses. Numerous homeowners and the Burke Town School, Sanderson's Wooden Bowls, and other businesses have already taken advantage of the program. Make sure to check out incentives up to $9,000 for small commercial buildings and up to $5,000 for residences based from Northern Forest Center.

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Smart Pay Plans

Smart Pay sign-up going on now. For those already on Smart Pay, watch your mail or email in June or July for your Smart Pay Plan to arrive. About Smart Pay & Pre-Registration

Equipment Service Agreements

Equipment service agreements cover annual tune-ups. Learn more 

Paperless E-billing

Not only do you save paper and postage by going on e-billing, you can save time too. Those on e-billing receive Smart Pay Plans and other information faster.   Sign-up for e-billing now

Energy Audits

Energy Audits can save lots of money and heating fuel. By knowing where you are losing heat and what to weatherize is important in helping you use less energy. Learn more